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Home Depot accidentally sells recalled items

Home Depot has been continuing to sell numerous items despite the fact that they have been recalled. There are still 28 products that are still being sold by the nationwide chain, despite the fact that U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has officially recalled these items. Over 2,000 products were sold since the recall, between […]


Troubling questions raised over GM’s recall of thousands of previously recalled vehicles

In recent years, the U.S. automaker General Motors has come under fire for its handling of numerous safety recalls. Most notably was the 2014 massive recall of nearly 40 million GM vehicles after it was discovered that they contained a faulty ignition switch which was prone to slip out of the running position, thereby cutting […]


Taking legal action in the wake of a motor vehicle accident

Anyone who has ever driven or been a passenger in a motor vehicle in New York City can attest to the chaotic and downright dangerous conditions of our city’s streets. While, with the Vision Zero plan, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has focused efforts on improving the safety of New York City’s streets and preventing […]


Sports Injury Restrictions

Participating in school sports and activities can be a great opportunity to start off the school year. Hundreds of thousands of children across the country participate in school activities, but most of these activities can cause accidents and injuries. The two most common sports that are prone to accidents and injuries are American Football and Cheerleading. Both […]


3 Most Common Construction Site Injuries

Construction is one of the most dangerous industries to work in, but injuries/accidents can be avoided. Workers should stress safety in the workplace to avoid construction related injuries and accidents. Here are 3 of the most common construction site injuries that can be avoided: Burns Burns are one of the most common construction site injuries. Fires and […]


Clean Up!

Momentary lapses of inattention, thinking about a personal problem or a distraction, can end in a slip, trip or fall. Slips, trips, and falls are three of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States. There has been a result of 8.9 million emergency room visits and almost 20,000 fatalities annually due to […]


3 Most Common Motorcycle Injuries

Riding a motorcycle is a very challenging activity that takes practice, patience on the road, full attention, and often can result in injuries. There are many injuries that result from a motorcycle accident that are hard to avoid but there are a few injuries that a motorcyclist can avoid. Head and Neck Injuries: The most […]


Bike Accidents Caused by Motor Vehicles

Bicycling is a healthful, inherently safe activity for tens of millions of people. However, with more than 700 bicycle accident fatalities annually, there is an obvious risk to bike riding. The number of estimated bicyclist injuries climbed to 50,000 in 2014, up from 48,000 in 2013. The six most frequent sources of bike injuries are, […]


Construction Accidents on the Rise

There have been a number of construction accidents this year following 2015. There were 433 accidents in 2015 compared to 231 in 2014, according to the city’s Department of Buildings. Just last week, a part of a crane from a nearby construction site, hit the 3 World Trade Center. The weighted ball part of the […]


School Accidents, Tips & Concerns

Parents always want to know their children are safe at school, even when school accidents are inevitable. When a child is injured, their parents are forced to worry about the responsibility and the liability of payments towards recovery. To ensure security and safety in public schools, the courts place upon school administrators and teachers with […]


Manufacturing Defects

Manufacturing defects are defects that affect performance, construction, components, or material of a motor vehicle. It is a problem that exists in a motor vehicle that poses a risk to motor vehicle safety. In addition, manufactures are required to design safe cars without any possible problems. Advancements are being made everyday to improve vehicles in […]


Sports Injuries and Accidents

Millions of children and teenagers participate in sports and engage in  competitive activities nationwide. However, sports and injuries seem to go ‘hand in hand’ since injuries can be an unavoidable part of sports activities. A wide range of sport injuries can be resulted from engaging in sports, such as broken bones, concussions, wounds, paralysis, and […]


Beware of Teen Drivers!

Newly licensed, teen drivers are most likely to be in car accidents. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for United States teenagers. Of course, inexperienced and recklessness are a dangerous combination for teen drivers as they focus on testing the limits instead of properly driving the car. Teen drivers are more likely to […]


Knee Injuries from Car Accidents

Major injuries and concussions can result from auto accidents, knee injuries in particular can have serious effects on one’s well being. Knees are responsible for ones comfort and mobility as they are made up of several muscles, ligaments, bones, and cartilage. Therefore, it is important to receive proper treatment and medical attention for knee injuries. […]


Don’t Cut Corners! Left-Hand Turns Are Dangerous

A study by the NYC DOT found left-hand turns can be significantly more dangerous than right hand turns. This puts runners, bikers, and walking pedestrians at a higher risk of being hit when drivers cut corners. The DOT report finds that pedestrians and bikers are killed or severely injured by left- turning vehicles at three […]


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